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marriage. >>> giants world series win helped san francisco reach a record for tourism spending. san francisco travel association says more than 16 million visitors came to the city in 2012. they spent a record $8.9 billion. >> it's a destination place. people really want to come to san francisco and stay. they actually come earlier. they stay the weekend before and after. >> the america's cup and the bay bridge lights are expected to boost tourism again this year. this magazine also listed san francisco as a top destination. >>> another top destination yosemite it's welcoming visitors with new tents. three people died, ten park visitors became seriously ill after staying in curry village's 91 tent cabins. the virus is contracted by human contact with the fee sees. a park spokesman says the old cabins had double insulation walls which the mice were crawling through. >> we did a lot of work on the tent cabins in the park. >> since last summer's outbreak the cabins have been destroyed and rebuilt. 50 of the 90 cabin's will be ready for archers begi
will be installed next tuesday. >>> san francisco is named after st. francis. [bells] the bells rang at st. mary's cathedral to signify the election of a new pope. bay area catholics say they are excited about the choice. they like his humble background, he rode the bus to, would, cooked his own meals and visited slums of argentina. >> he is in the true jesuit tradition a man of great intellect, living a simple lifestyle with great devotion. >> the san jose diocese will hold a thanksgiving mass sunday. >>> he faces tasks including improving image. coming up, the work ahead for the new pope francis. >>> in overnight news a 4-point earthquake shook sonoma county just after 2 a.m. northeast of healdsberg. it does not appear a lot of people felt it. the sheriff's office only took two calls and there are no reports of damage. >>> deputies arrested a man who tried to escape by swimming the oakland estuary last night. deputies spotted a stolen car in the parking lot of the oakland aquatic center. deputies say the driver took off, leading them on a chase down e
're following breaking news from san francisco. that officer involved shooting tied to a stolen taxi cab. brian flores is there in fort mason. you just got new video, brian. >> reporter: good morning, dave. we're in the fort mason area. as you can see behind me still a very active scene. it's been that way for at least 30 minutes. there are cop cars in this area. this is the area where we believe the stolen cab is located. we still haven't seen it yet. this is the last location of where the stolen cab is and what we believe were the suspect was arrested. here's details of what we know this morning. from what we understand, the suspect vandalized a taxi cab. somewhere in the area of jackson and buchanon. the driver of that taxi cab got out and confronted the suspect. when he did so the suspect entered the taxi cab and stole and drove away with it. officers were able to locate that taxi cab in a patrol car around jackson and spruce but that taxi cab actually rammed into the patrol car and from what we understand there are shots fired in the area of ja
in the situation. >> early saturday morning officers in san francisco shot a man who raised a gun at them. and later that day officers in san jose shot a suspect during a chase. several hours after that, police in union city killed another man with a gun. >>> the mystery surrounding a teddy bear with a purple heart medal left at a memorial has been sold. our sister station cap ptured the imagine of a man leaving the purple heart. later a deputy got a later from the man saying in part the bear reflects. love of community, the red ribbon for the bloodshed in the line of community. the purple heart for the sacrifice above and beyond all duty. the police department says it was deeply moved. a man has been arrested for stealing flowers from the memorial. police say ken maffei took the flowers, and he says he purchased the flowers but couldn't produce a receipt. >>> the public memorial service for loren butch baker and elizabeth butler will be held thursday at noon at hp pavilion in downtown san jose. >>> san francisco police are trying to track down an ass
in san francisco want to know who took an assault rifle from an unmarked police car. on saturday someone broke into a locked vehicle on mission street and grab ared the ar15 -- grabbed the ar15 rifle. it's a type of gun given to officers who may use it during incidents like a barricaded suspect. san francisco police have sent out an alert to other agencies to recover that weapon. >>> a woman seen caught breaking into a san francisco home held police off with a shotgun for more than two years. residents of alliance street home arrived yesterday afternoon to find their house being burglarized. they left and called 911, and a stand off ensued. s.w.a.t officers talked the suspect into dropping the gun and a hatchet and then surrendering. she is facing burglary charges. >>> tragedy the at escape from alcatraz try at ron this week, a -- triathalon. a 46-year-old man died. organizers say the man had a massive heart attack in the bay. the fire department pulled him out of the 55-degree water and then tried to revive him but just couldn't. this is the
people were injured over night in a shooting in san francisco's western edition neighborhood. it happened around 12:30 this morning on fell and pierce streets just a block from alamo square. it appears the occupants of one car fired on another vehicle. both have nonlife threatening injuries >>> drug sniffing dogs will be patrolling middle and high schools. they have dogs that can sniff out illegal and prescription drugs as well as alcohol on campus. budget cuts forced schools to stop using the dogs in 2007 but the dublin school board voted to bring them back last year. >>> san jose police are looking for two men that are suspected of robbing people leaving a light rail station. janine de la vega is at station with a look at the video police are hoping will lead them to the suspects. >> reporter: the second incident in the last couple of months where victims have been followed off of a light rail station and robbed in neighborhood. the first one happened on ray street but the latest involved a light rail station and happened in the evening
. san francisco's mayor is already imagining the lights as a more permanent fixture. mayor bite: we talk about this being a two- year commitment. (butt sot) with the success this already has, i will predict that people including myself will want this to be ongoing certainly during my lifetime (applause) the display is illuminated by...25- thousand led lights...wrapped around 100- thousand led lights...wrapped around 100- thousand feet of cable. all those lights -- the electricity bill must be a fortune, right? nope: just 15 bucks a night. that works out to 11-grand over the two-year lifespan of the display. and remember, kpix-5 is the official broadcast partner for the bay bridge alliance. we'll have continuous coverage of the countdown to the opening of the new eastern span right here. the hayward city council voted last night, to end its red light camera program... aimed at catching drivers who run through, without stopping. the feeling there is... motorcycle officers are more effective. the program costs the city one-point-three million dollars a year to operate. annual r
, including a special thanksgiving mass at st. mary's in san francisco early this afternoon. back here in the east bay, coming up at 6 a.m., we will hear from a local scholar about what the new pope could mean for the ongoing sex abuse scandal facing the catholic church. we're live in oakland, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> on our website we have a tab dedicated to the pope's selection and more local reaction. >>> sal is coming back to get you where you need to go. you're watching the east shore. >> we're looking at the traffic that is doing well. we had some earlier road work but we're checking to make sure it's all taken care of. and it is. the traffic here in berkeley looks good, all the way down to the macarthur maze. when you get to the toll plaza, they also had road work here and that is gone as well. traffic is off to a decent start at the bay bridge toll plaza, no major problems on the bridge getting into san francisco. we're looking at san jose traffic, northbound 280 does look good, so does 101 and 85, so we're off to a good start. notice the fo
-- that shooting caused a chain reaction crash that killed two people in a taxi. >>> san francisco police are searching for an assault rifle stolen from an unmarked police car. the ar15 gun was in the the car on mission street when someone broke the window and grabbed it saturday night. that type of gun is given to specially trained officers. san francisco police have sent out an alert to other agencies to try and find the weapon. >>> a woman with a rifle and a hatchet held san francisco police off for more than two hours yesterday. it it started when residents of lion street home walked in on a burglary. s.w.a.t officers talked to the 22-year-old suspect into dropping the weapons and surrendering. she is facing burglary charges. >>> san francisco police are searching for a missing man who has the mental capacity of a teenager. dewin was seen friday on his home near sickles avenue. that's on mission street. 5 feet 1, 90 pounds, black hair and brown icy. he functions as a 12 to 14-year- old and can be easily confused. >>> tragedy at escape from alcatraz
to the 280 commute, the extension. it looks good. san francisco bound from the east bay, metering lights are not on. they should go on soon. the backup is beyond the ramps, no major problems getting into san francisco. the fog is not as dense as yesterday, which is better news for drivers. the traffic in san jose and south bay looks good. we're already getting a little bit of slow traffic on northbound 101. i want to move this up. 237 and 680, a crash not causing a major delay. most of the traffic is going the other way. that's pretty good news for the commute. 6:08. let's go to mark. >>> the fog, a few patches, but much better compared to yesterday. we're also adding a few high clouds to the mix as well from the pacific, but right now the fog advisories in place for the bay itself, the boaters, until 2:00 for a drop-off in visibility with the fog shooting through the bay. current temperatures in the 40s and 50s, downtown san francisco 48 degrees. san jose 52. concord reporting partly cloudy skies and current temperature of 50 degrees. today a lit
an antigay rant in san francisco. this is shock sitting outside moe's alley in santa cruz. she is dressed in white with tape across her white that says silenced by fear. during a show in san francisco last month she spoke out against same sex marriage. about two-thirds of the audience walked out. since then most of the clubs on her tour including moe's alley have canceled. >>> investigators in washington state are trying to figure out what caused that massive landslide that forced dozens of people out of their homes. it happened on wouldbe island near seattle on wednesday. one home has been destroyed. several others damaged. the county is now tagging other homes that are said to be dangerous and investigators have given the all clear to some of the people to return back home. >>> time now is 6:07. we are looking at traffic in the east bay. the fog seems to be closer to the bay and the coast. some of the east bay but not here in lafayette. it's nice and clear between walnut creek and oakland. you can see traffic that moves well to the tunnel. when you g
, the average for a gallon of unleaded is $3.74 according to san francisco average is $4.15. over in oakland it's $4.10. san jose at $4.11. the low he was average prices in california are in sacramento at $4.02 a gallon. >>> a new compliance director is set to begin work today at the oakland police department. a u.s. district court judge appointed thomas frazier to oversee the opd reform efforts. he is the former police commissioner of baltimore, maryland and former deputy chief in san jose. his job is to get oakland police to comply with the set of reform measures that were supposed to be completed five years ago. >>> a popular berkeley restaurant will resume taking reservations today just days after it was damage by fire. chez panisse has canceled all reservations through march 23 but starting today will take new reservations for after that date. the cause of friday's fire is still under investigation. >>> there was a rocket launcher among the weapons turned in at a gun buy-back in vallejo this weekend. nearly 350 firearms were turned
a little sea breeze into san francisco but about 64 degrees in oakland. and warmer weather is on the way. we'll talk more about that in a moment. right now let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> we have delays right now coming into fremont. so three of the left lanes are blocked on northbound 680 because of this overnight roadwork and it's not scheduled to wrap up until about 6:00 this morning. so again that's northbound 680 between mission boulevard south and mission boulevard north. in the meantime if you want to ride bart, so far we checked in with bart 38 trains on time. looking outside right now, a lot of the overnight roadwork is picked up including 880 by 66 all lanes open toward downtown oakland this morning. no metering lights and no delay on the bay bridge getting into san francisco. right now bridge crews are working to clear the stall on westbound 92 on the incline section of the san mateo bridge. so as you can see, it's still early so it's not causing a delay. that is traffic. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> less t
. if you are out around girl game. no problems getting into san francisco right now. if you are driving northbound 280, everything looks good, here is steve. >> there goes some of our weather, 40s on the temperatures and 50s. when i say something sick, i am talking about myself, i am kind of tired of it to be honest with you. 40s everywhere we had a lot warmer temperatures gusting to 23, 14 at oakland, a northerly breeze, half-moon bay, it will still be sunny especially by the coast i guess it will come out of here fast. a win is in place, a little warmer. you need more of a -- you need more of a breeze but the weekend looks good >> 3:47 new focus on a south bay train crossing. >> the safety measures and the works that would have prevent death. >>> st. francis, what he has said about same sex couples. >>> and we will tell you more about the morning commute, stay tuned. well, well, well. growing up we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her du
for the election this morning. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran here in san francisco where the mass at st. mary's cathedral starts at 8 a.m. good morning, cate. >> reporter: good morning, frank. san francisco's archbishop will be presiding over today's special mass as many bay area catholics await a conclave decision. we were here the last time they had a special mass to celebrate the end of benedict's papacy. today the focus is on new beginnings as the conclave kicks off, bay area catholics told kpix 5 they already have an idea of what they want in a new pope. >> the majority of the catholics in the world are his spinks and latinos. i definitely -- are hispanics and latinos. i definitely think this time we should be given the opportunity for an american cardinal. >> reporter: most catholics surveyed say the church is out of touch with its members and are now looking for a leader who can modernize the church. 54% say they want a pope with more liberal teachings. 19% want to keep in line with benedict's traditional catholic values and 18% want the new pope to
this morning. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran here in san francisco where a special mass is scheduled at 8:00. >> reporter: the last time we were here we were celebrate the pope benedict. today's mass is about new beginnings. san francisco's archbishop cordileone will be presiding over today's mass. the focus is on the selection of the new pope as the conclave kicks off. some bay area catholics tell us what they want to see in a new pope. >> i think the church needs a reformist and somebody who can crackdown on what the church teaches. >> reporter: the majority of catholics surveyed say the church is out of touch with its members. 54% want a pope with more liberal outlook. 19% say they want to keep in line with benedict and 18% say they want the new pope to be conservative. of those survived the poll says catholics don't want age and experience but youth and change. live in san francisco, kpix 5. >> we have continuing coverage of the change at the vatican this week including a san francisco cardinal's reaction. a gallery of pope benedict's service.
screamed family and neighbors rushed outside. >>> it is ground breaking day in san francisco for what will be the tallest tower on the west coast. mayor ed lie will be attending the area. the building that arrives at first and mission will be more than 1,000 feet high. construction though not set to be complete until 2016. >>> time now 6:08. let's get everybody out the door. what is happening on 880? >> it looks brett good so -- pretty good so far right now. you can see it's moving along very nicely. this is the time things change and at the bay bridge toll plaza we will see more cars coming through. they haven't turned the metering lights on right now but it should. if you are driving in san jose northbound 101 is getting busy. let's go to steve. >>> thank you, sal. a very good morning everybody if you enjoyed yesterday you will like today. we have a very, very similar pattern. a decrease in the bridge. more of a southeast bridge. yesterday was a westerly breeze. somebody in the state is getting a little bit of rain. and a few light showers up
june. we spoke with a man from san francisco. he said the current language in the defense of marriage act is unconstitutional. >> if california says or if new york says or d.c. says you are married and the federal government steps in and says sorry, you're not. >> reporter: the doors to the supreme court open in 30 minutes and people are already in line waiting to get inside. and then the oral arguments are scheduled to get under way at 7:00 a.m. pacific and they will last until about 9:00 a.m. pacific. of course we have team coverage out here this morning. we'll be checking in with you every hour. for now we are reporting live in washington kyla campbell ktvu channel 2 news. >> as kyla told you the oral arguments will begin in two hours from right now. ktvu david stevenson will be inside the supreme court courtroom this morning. coming up at 5:15 david will give us his insider perspective on the hearings. >>> bay area transit leaders will hold a special meeting today to discuss the latest construction problem on the new bay bridge. kt
-old kiran brewer of san francisco is suspected of hitting and killing a 17-year- old girl over the weekend. >>> three people accused of stealing a sailboat from sausalito running it aground in pacifica expected in court today. bail more than a million dollars each. the keys to the 82-foot yacht had been left inside the cabin. >>> so when the lights go down in the city, cue the journey music, please, 25,000 l.e.d.s turn on right here in san francisco. >> thought you were going to start singing. >> not a chance. [ laughter ] >> not that song anyway. >> the bay lights art installation debuted last night. >> oh!! look at that! >> the dazzling display is funded by $8 million in private donations. it will go on from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. nightly until 2015. san francisco's mayor is already imagining the lights as a more permanent fixture. >> we talk about this being a two-year commit mint. with the success this has, we're already -- i will predict that people including myself will want this to be ongoing certainly during my lifetime. [ applause ] >> it certa
's ban on gay marriage. in san francisco today same sex marriage supporters are holding a rally and march. that starts at 6:30 this evening. in washington, d.c. people have been camped out in front of the supreme court building since thursday. they are lined up in hopes of getting one of the 250 seats set aside for the public. tomorrow the justices will hear arguments on proposition 8 and on wednesday the federal defensive marriage act. across the country emotions are strong on both sides of the issue. >>> >> the fundamental issue is whether loving and committed same sex couples who serve their country whether they should be able to take part in the fundamentally american freedom to marry. >> marriage exists to connect men and women together as husband and wife to be fathered to any kids they produce. marriage is the institution that provides the mother and father to if a child. >> the supreme court will not issue a ruling on the case until june. brian flores will be live in our newsroom to break down what the court proceedings could mean fo
fog here at the commute. be very careful as you drive to work. san francisco we had fog there bufo it looks pretty clear. at least right now. the fog tends to move around. so it could be possible that we won't be able to see this picture in awhile. it's 5:20. let's go to mark. >>> hi there, sal. every picture you will have update. right now it's near the coast and shooting out toward the bay bridge. current temperatures in the upper 30s to the lower 50s. oakland right now at 50 degrees. downtown san francisco 47. here we go with the fog hugging parts of shoreline. here's the biggest concern out toward the oakland airport. current visibility of one eighth of a mile. that translates to 660 feet. very low visibilities out toward the east bay and berkeley and richmond and albany. so it's floating around the bay. clear skies well inland and into the afternoon hours clearing with temperatures back up into the 60s and 70s and lower 80s. the other extreme we have still have an on shore breeze. the temperatures on the coast mainly in the l
years, when the contract with the camera company expires. hundreds of city workers rushed san francisco city hall last night. 20:26:35 "we have the power!.. union power!" the city is exploring the idea of lowering wages for new hires in dozens of different job categories. the protestors say the pay cuts would primarily hurt women and people of color. about 20 women were arrested after staging a sit-in.. and refusing to budge. in other bay area news... the three people accused of stealing a sailboat from sausalito and running it aground in pacifica are expected in court today. bail is more than a million dollars each. police say the keys to the 82- foot "darling" had been left in the cabin a special election is tentatively set for june fourth... to fill the seat of disgraced santa clara county supervisor george shirakawa junior. shirakawa resigned last week, amid charges of perjury and misuse of public funds. time is 4: the t-s-a back- tracks. the types of knives you will soon be able to carry on a plane. plus: spilling the beans? kate middleton drops a big hint about her b
caugiran is here in san francisco where a special mass is scheduled at 8 a.m. >> reporter: the last time we were here for a special mass was celebrating pope benedict. san francisco's archbishop will be presiding over today's special mass as many bay area catholics await a conclave decision. the focus is going to be on the selection of the new pope as the conclave kicks off. kpix 5 spoke with some bay area catholics who say what they want in the new pope. >> a reformist and crackdown on what the kristian really teaches. >> reporter: a cbs news poll shows the majority of the catholics say the church is out of touch with its members and now catholics are looking for a leader who can modernize the church. 54% say they want a pope with more liberal teachings. 19% want to keep in line with benedict's traditional catholic values and 18% want the new pope to be conservative. out of those surveyed this time, catholics aren't looking for someone with experience and age but they are looking for someone with youth and new ideas. live inch is, cate caugiran,
available. live from san francisco. >>> happening now, president obama is visiting with palestinian leaders in the west bank this morning. president obama met with palestinian president and the two held a joint press conference coming up, what the president had to say about the prospects for a palestinian peace deal >>> the europe bank is giving cyprus until to come up with a plan b after the parliament rejected a plan to seize up to 10% of people's bank accounts they ordered the banks to stay closed. but atm's are operating with withdraw limits many are expressing anger against the union. >>> police investigating whether a suspect in the standoff with police was killed by police officers or if he killed himself. yesterday morning, about 11:30, police got a call saying that a man was waving a rifle. the suspect ran inside. he later smashed out a window and pointed a shotgun at them. that's when the police opened fire. we don't know if the suspect fired back >> they let off about 50 rounds and had it on the floor. >> you had to hit the deck >>
are in the upper 30s to the 40s to around 50 degrees. downtown san francisco 46 degrees. we will talk about the fog now. it has been regrouping near the coast. this is the perfect flow to move on by the bay. it's targeting places like richmond and albany and berkeley. and right around the bay bridge be extra careful. as far as the fog reports just updated for the 6:00 hour. you can see scattered around the bay. look at the oakland airport visibility still down to one eighth of a mile and over cast right around sfo as well. dense fog this morning. becoming partly cloudy this afternoon. we can still have a few left over patches into the afternoon hours. right around the bay we will clear things out. 68 to 73 degrees by 3:00. and the inland sections a big warmup. 77-80 degrees this afternoon. these numbers pretty warm. you can see upper 70s out toward fairfield and antioch. san francisco 67 degrees. look ahead your five-day forecast minor cooling for thursday and friday with your weekend always in view. partly sunny skies. >>> 6:12 is the time right now.
jose, about 58 in san francisco. and 58 degrees in santa rosa. more on our rainy weather coming up. right now i'll send it back to you guys. >> all right, lawrence. thank you. rain is definitely not on the wish list for one san francisco neighborhood. sinkholes are opening up all over after a big water main break in west portal and it's causing major problems for at least half a dozen homeowners. three homes have been red- tagged meaning they are uninhabiteddable. three others are yellow-tagged signifying they are dangerous but people can still go inside. experts say the ground is still so saturated with water that the foundations of those homes are giving way. the city is trying to help everyone affected. >> it's very unsettling. this happens to everyone. it's nod good. at the same time, we are doing our best to be responsive and i have had a number of homeowners say they appreciate what we're doing. nobody wants this. >> it could be months before the ground is dry enough to make the necessary repairs. the city is paying for temporary housing f
heading into san francisco. elsewhere 880 if you are traveling in the east bay, there may be some overnight roadwork in lanes towards downtown oakland and once again crossing the golden gate bridge, nice and quiet in terms of dry weather, different story today than we saw yesterday but overall looks like the drive time is sluggish because of that overnight roadwork on the approach to the bridge in both directions northbound 101, two lanes blocked for another 25 minutes or so. coming up, we'll check mass transit. in the meantime, back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> questions remain this morning after an animal park volunteer was mauled to death by a lion. it happened yesterday at cat haven, an animal sanctuary in the sierra foothills just east of fresno. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is live in the newsroom with more on what happened. cate. >> reporter: michelle, we actually still -- we know very little about what happened before the fatal attack, like provoked the attack and why the intern was in the enclosure unsupervised. we know the victim
there will be another meeting in san francisco on a controversial idea to take away parking spaces on polk street. a meeting held last week was as you can see standing room only. they want to add bike lanes between market and mcalester. it would plan to remove 20 blocks of street parking and many business owners are worried it will hurt their businesses. >>> sal is covering quite a few things, sal? >> yes, i want to mention traffic is getting busier in the traditional commutes in the normal places, and let's look at highway 24, we do have traffic as you drive in some of the spots especially when you get to oh written do and here it is not that bad at the bay bridge toll plaza, we have a little bit of a back up on the approach and there is no major problems on the bridge. if you are driving northbound 680 -- northbound 680 in fremont, a crash at auto mall between union city and fremont, that traffic is okay so far. let's go to steve. >>> a little bit of light rain, not measurable here but some measurable amounts in northern nevada but that drag is across some clo
an associate degree from the art institute of san francisco. he is survived by his wife, parents, and sister. >>> happening right now secretary of state john kerry is making a surprise visit to afghanistan. he arrived a short time sag for an unannounced visit with president hamid karzai. he is concerned he may be jeopardizing progress in the war against extremists. the transfer ceremony was originally scheduled to take place two weeks ago during chuck hagel's first visit. but negotiations broke down whether the u.s. would have the power to block the release of some detainees. an agreement reached over the weekend will give them the power to veto the release of the prisoners. >>> the 449 million project took about seven years to finish. the tunnels along highway 1 and pacifica and half-moon bay are the first to be built in california in 50 years. it will allow drivers to avoid that section of highway that is known for landslides. >>> crews are getting ready for the big electronic toll switch. crews will hang an electronic sign at the toll plaza today. and
being targeted and what the group will be doing today in san francisco. >>> free wi-fi could be offered city-wide in santa clara. city leaders are expected to make an announcement about the free service. it will be provided by silicon valley power. it replaces an older system that only patrol sided free wi- fi in parts of the city. >>> time now 4:37. middle part of the week. hopefully traffic won't be so bad. sal has the answers right now. how are you doing? >> doing well brian and pam. good morning, to you. of course today we are going to be watching the golden gate bridge we talked about how there are no more toll takers. what you need to know you should not stop. if you're watching the program, you are probably aware. we've been talking about it for a long time. but you might see someone who is going to be confused. let's go to the golden gate bridge right now and traffic is pretty light. your job is to be extra alert as you drive through. pay attention to the people around you. someone will try to stop. that's what they don't want you
bart police, san francisco police and firefighters arrived, they found a homeless man in the elevator shaft. bart police say they also found a few other items on scene. >> bart police sergeant on scene did report that bedding and personal effects were found on top of the elevator car. now, whether those belonged to the man who is deceased or to someone else, and whether someone had been, you know, living in the shaft for a period of time, hopefully will be determined by the investigation. >> reporter: police say it appears the man was sleeping at the top and was crushed to death. he was found wedged between the elevator and the wall of the shaft. investigators are still trying to determine how that homeless man got into the shaft in the first place and apparently -- or how long had he been living there or if he had been living there at all. live in san francisco, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> there were no delays on bart or muni as a result of this investigation. >>> family and friends are searching for an oakland woman missing for five
nesting inside stations. chronicle reports pigeons are an especially big problem in san francisco. bart officials have put down spike strips but they have learned to adapt and there is still a big problem there. >>> google is talking about dangerous chemicals they may have been exposed to. >>> standing up for a classmate who was deof the toed to mexico, how -- who was deported to mexico, how his nine-year- old friends are hoping to bring him back. . >>> morning to you welcome back, they are warning about potential hidden fees and the city created these ids in part for undocumented immigrants. a debit function was offered for services and they are telling the chronicle they have uncovered hidden fees and card holders are charged $2 for federal benefits and they are charged a dollar every time when if it's are put -- benefits are put on that card for deposit. >>> andre franklin was arrested four laned think stealing -- allegedly stealing a rare gold jewelry box from the museum. police say he sold it to a business owner and demanded $10,000 from hi
will join us in a little bit. >>> time is 6:02. new this morning police in south san francisco out there searching for a serial arsonist. three fires were deliberately set saturday night and sunday morning. the fires were all quickly put out. they caused very little damage. if you have information on this, get in contact with san francisco police. >>> the coast guard meantime has called off the search for a man who disappeared while playing in the surf near half- moon bay. coast guard helicopters spent several hours yesterday looking for carlos lopez. he is 22 years old. he had been playing soccer with friends when he vanished into the rough ocean waters. >> pretty strong current. it was a dead low tide so all the rips which were every 200 to 300 yards were sucking pretty hard. >> ktvu news checked in with the coast guard early this morning. right now there are no plans to resume the search unless there is a major new development. >>> this week the u.s. supreme court will hear arguments on two same sex marriage cases including proposition 8 cal
a san francisco spca fundraising event. she has been looking for archy around the clock. going to shelters. filing various reports. if you have any information you are asked to contact bart police. tara moriarty ktvu channel 2 news. >>> san mateo police will be back at ayr gone high school after receiving a threat from the school. police say they will be there again and through the weekend as a precaution. >>> the house of representatives passed it yesterday. it keeps the government funded for the next six months. now the spending bill leaves in place $85 billion in sequestration budget cuts to the pentagon and to domestic programs. and as a result, hundreds of thousands of government workers can expect temporary furloughs over the next six months. one thing the new spending bill requires is for mail delivery to continue six days a week. the postal service wanted to eliminate first class delivery on saturdays to save money. the government accountability office is already said the postal service cannot just decide to end saturday service. bu
rain. back to you. >>> rain is definitely not on the wish list for one san francisco neighborhood. sinkholes are opening up all over after a big water main break in the west portal is causing major problems for at least a half dozen homes. three homes been red-tagged and three others yellow-tagged. experts say the ground is still so saturated with water that the foundation of the homes are giving way. >> we are looking to replace the water main that broke the 16" up to vicente just to ensure we don't have any further problems with the age of the pipe. >> could be months before the ground is dry enough to make necessary repairs. the city is paying for temporary housing for all the displaced residents. the water department expects to work on the water line every day for three months. >>> it's the first murder in campbell since 2007 and police need your help. dozens of people gathered at santa clara high school for a candlelight vigil to remember 18-year-old richard vega. he was shot to death sunday night as he walked near the community center on l
to the mcarthur maze and it is so are so far coming into san francisco. northbound 280 getting up to highway 17 and that traffic is moving along nicely. let's go to steve. >> that is a little model that you have in the newsroom. >>> a few little hit and miss showers, we could have a few spring kills out towards livermore and there is a will pit hanging on and that's also near the radar sites. 30s and 40s and 50s and we are all over the map, west at fso pre-tonight and in -- apparently one little system goes through and stronger low is dropping in for our weekend weather but i still have three or four days before i have to grassp that for cat. a few showers. temperatures setting right in. partly cloudy thursday and warmer with a wind which creeps in here and it doesn't look like we will get some rain on sunday. >>> developing news in italy surround the column student amanda knox and the reason her battle in connection with the death of her roommate is not over just yet. >>> good morning it looks good as you head to the willow pass grade, we will
. >>> today a postal service is holding more in san francisco and they will meet with thousand while using the direct shipping industry. many say the postal service should not have to network but it is one way to stay in touch some of their biggest customers. >> if they just stayed in washington they would not get the feel of what the mailers want out of the industry because the men say it should not be happening. >> they are cutting services including saturday mail delivery. >>> you are watching the roads? >> yes, 08 westbound coming in from vacaville fairfield all the way from he berkeley to oakland and that looks good, of course we watch, it affect is the entire eastbound commute. it starts off right through downtown and getting up into the silicone valley. >>> well, i am mostly clear and it is on the way for tuesday and wednesday morning and afternoon and one system is in and out and we can't get everything established as far as a witnesser pattern. everything has been locked in for the longest time. highs today 60s and 70s and inland temperatures wi
in san francisco this morning sent four people to the hospital. the fire department says three people were stabbed about 2:15 this morning at 17th and mission streets a little more than an hour later another person was stabbed at 26th and folsom streets. there is no word on any of the victims' conditions at this point. san francisco police department is not commenting. >>> investigators in the central valley are trying to figure out how a volunteer was mauled to death by the very lion she was taking care of it. it happened yesterday at cat haven, an animal sanctuary in the sierra foothills east of fresno. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is live in our newsroom with more on what happened. >> reporter: the humane society is coming out this morning saying this was irresponsible and the victim should not have been in the end closure with the lion unsupervised. fresno county sheriff's deputies found the young woman lying by the lion severely injured just yesterday afternoon. another park worker wouldn't lure the lion into another pen so deputies shot and k
month we have seen in about 150 years in san francisco? >> no. >> yeah. >> millard fillmore was president the last time. >> it's amazing. >> paul mentioned that the other night. >> just not much coming around the other night but we have signs of changes but we are going to look at a great day ahead. lots of sunshine outside and well, temperatures going to be heating up today. in the the mid-70s going to be a possibility. starting out with some patchy dense fog toward the coastline and even in some of the valleys early on this morning. watch out for that, that's very thick. that big ridge of high pressure sitting overhead is compressing that air and putting it down near the surface. but this ridge will bring us lots of sunshine by the afternoon. these temperatures going to be something else. averages usually in the low to mid-60s. today way above the average. about 73 degrees in santa rosa. about 74 in san jose. and 67 degrees in san francisco. enjoy it! we have some changes coming up right in time for the weekend. maybe a couple of rai
in a few minutes. >> thank you. >>> rain is the last thing one san francisco neighborhood wants to see right now. sinkholes are opening up all over after that big water main break in the west portal and it's causing a major headache for about six homeowners. three have been red-tagged, uninhabitable and three others are yellow-tagged signifying they are dangerous but still people can go inside. the ground is still so saturated that the foundations of those homes are giving way. >> we're looking to replace the water main that broke, the 16", up to vicente just to insure we don't have any further problems. >> and it could be months before it's dry enough to make the necessary repairs. all the displaced homeowners have been temporarily relocated at the city's expense. the water department expects the work to be going on, on that water line every day for the next three months. >>> campbell police want helping solving their first homicide since 2007. dozens of people gathered at santa clara high school for a candlelight vigil to remember 18-year-old richar
lease -- release it. they are flying rainbow flags, san francisco, alameda, they are all flying the rainbow flag this week and people have been lined up outside the u.s. supreme court building for days just for a chance to get inside and they are dealing with all kinds of weather. coming up, david stevenson is out there as well and david has been out there talking to people as well this morning in the crowd. >>> we are following breaking news in san jose. a fatal accident happened on monterey road and that's in south san jose and some lanes had to be shut down. ktvu channel 2 morning news janine de la vega is monitoring the police investigation and the traffic situation at this point, janeane? >> reporter: pam, this is a horrific accident and you can see behind me this is completely crushed and the red ford focus is completely crushed and it somehow went out of control and landed in the bushes. this is near the plant shopping center. it took out a light pole and you can see how the pole is completely down on its side. now the traffic team is h
like rain sunday, showers monday and then clearing. >>> the world san francisco giants are returning for a series against the a's. we will hear more on what we can expect, another world series championship would be great, right? >> reporter: a lot of players were tweeting grad to be back in the bay certainly excited for a little baseball tonight and we are live at at&t parkings weather is great and yesterday everybody got to go inside for media day and there was a chance for larry bear, the team ceo just to give you an idea of what you can expect and they have been rolling with tickets here. this is the game we played and we have championship trophies, if you are waiting to see if those are going to be on display. social media seems to be the big focus. they are boasting social media centers and if you have been there, it used to be that will not be open for a little bit and we have opening day until another week but tonight, certainly 7:15, it gets everyone excited for the season ahead and whether you are a giants' fans or not, it is
of rain right now, also in san francisco, it is not wide spread so mostly cloudy light rain, very mild laws especially if you can get breaks in the clouds and everything is coming up from the south west and take a look at the lows, 56 in west oakland, concord 54, 57 in mountain view and it is really mild and we are starting off mild and starting off with rain, santa cruz mountains had a couple of locations and there have been some areas back over to oakland, you can see rye yes vista, some missty and conditions and mainly we get this coming up on the southwest so it is a mild system and i am looking at the system, very warm breezy, we have the possibility much some rain, mostly cloudy, light rain in the morning and clouds and muggy conditions, warm mild pattern and sunday looks like the best opportunity for rain, humid tropical feel everything is coming up from the midwest, 60s to lower 70s and we will hold off on that until tomorrow when that low gets closer, breezy warm, possible rain on sunday, showers, clearing on monday. >>> thank you steve, 6:10
and it is ridiculously dry. third dryest ever. san francisco is not much better. we will get some rain tomorrow. will there be more rain tomorrow? no we are one and done. i have been looking out and there is not a lot. we do have baseball tonight. don't night could be iffy and internet lands are -- netherlands are mostly cloudy and unfortunately it does have something going for it. rain is coming in on tuesday and we'll see increasing high clouds and cooler inland some 60s and that system approach is tomorrow cloudy with rain in the afternoon and there is no doubt about it and tomorrow evening we will take us to wednesday, 40s on the lows, santa rosa, napa, redwood city everybody is close and it looks like by the time it arrives it will be weak. sunny and clouds, a cool morning, a mild afternoon, 60s and 70s, napa is down 4 from yesterday, santa rosa, warmer towards antioch, oakland 65, santa cruz down 6 from yesterday, more of an on shore breeze, 60s by the coast and mainly 60s by the peninsular, and the clear on sunday. >> -- and it is clearing on sunday.
san francisco mayors are in studio to discuss the bay bridge lights and the city's big bid for a super bowl. >> and the market just opened up about 10 minutes ago. let's get a quick look at the early numbers here. so far, it's looking prettied goo. coming up, we'll get an up date from kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. ce with a check of w hazelnut macchiato please. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] the new hazelnut macchiato from starbucks. crafted by hand & heart. there's this island -- and it's got super-cute kangaroos. barrow island has got rare kangaroos. ♪ ♪ chevron has been developing energy here for decades. we need to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them.'s my job to look after it. ♪ ♪ it's time to change the way we clean. it's time to free ourselves from the smell and harshness of bleach. and free ourselves from worrying about the ones we love. lysol power
another one of our neighbors. marin software. marin software but it's based in san francisco. they help advertisers, analyze and manage companies on sites like google. they are going public this morning. 7.5 million shares. always good for wall street when a company plans to go public. >>> we'll smile and say good morning, to you. thank you for joining us here on ktvu channel 2 morning thinks. it's friday, march 22nd i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. we are following developing news where out of the south bay the chp looking for the driver of a deadly hit and run from over night. ktvu channel 2 reporter janine de la vega is there on 280 in san jose. she has been there since 4:30 this morning on more on what happened in moments when dispatched received that 911 call. >> reporter: let me show you what is here right now. two lanes are still closed near mclaughlin. two lanes though are still open. basically the chp is overseeing this accident scene. a body has been collected by the coroner. because there is gruesome debris on
approval of the event. the board of supervisors in san francisco and san mateo counties would weigh in and that may mean an end to the shows since supervisors have passed resolutions banning them in the past. >>> it is 5:07. i'm not sure lawrence should get a paycheck today. he is at an arcade playing a videogame. >> your keanu reeves in "speed." >> reporter: this is great. this is more sophisticated than your xbox or playstation. this is a race center. this is the irace center just opening up today in fremont. we have a racer here, this is jessica savage. how's it feel? >> it feels realistic. >> reporter: i have never seen you drive so slow. >> i know. i know. [ laughter ] >> reporter: watch out! there you go. back on the track again. it's a neat real feel of racing. these are simulated tracks with laser guiding of the tracks so they know every bump on the traffic. you get a real feel to be what it's like to be a famous racer. >>> we have changes in the weather. things beginning to settle down a bit as far as the rain is concerned. the s
weekend. san francisco giants returned to at&t parkings it is all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> complete coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning everybody, it is thursday march 28th, i am brian flores in for dave clark. >> we are looking at rain overnight, how long will it last? >> maybe towards the weekend we will have some mild conditions, mid-50s some clouds and for a lot of cloud cover, mild conditions, mid-60s to near 70s. >>> burlingame, we have a traffic alert blocking three lanes -- pardon me, i had to cough. the traffic is going to be slow as you pass burl game and -- burlingame and san mateo. we recommend you use 280 as an alternate route and wet weather may have been the cause of it but we do have wet weather around the bay area. san francisco is investigating an early morning car accident which happened just after 2:30 a.m. just before lake street. a young man knocked down a fence and a light pole before flipping on his roof. the driver had minor injuries and all lanes are now cle
bill of rights. >>> and in san francisco, they want toed amore trips and they covered one-third the number expected and that would cost nearly 2. $3 million a year, subsidy from bridge toll. >>> coming up, into city hall, the goal for allowing them access. >>> and we will have a new way to upgrade your speed during the upcoming season, stay tuned for more. well, well, well. growing up we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] call to get u-verse tv starting at $19 a month for 2 years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. . >>> welcome back, 2 dozen hackers are making records more accessible with the city's permitting and it's -- permission and it is helping people on finding abandoned homes. opened oakland is part of the code for america to make government more accessible for am
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